Certifier : 
Acoura Marine Limited trading as LRQA
Certified status : 
Certified
Certified since : 
08 Dec 2021
Certificate expires : 
11 Jul 2027

Assessments

The MSC Fisheries Standard is used to assess if a fishery is well-managed and sustainable. More about how the standard is used, what is assessed and the process.

Interested in contributing as a stakeholder? See how you can engage with a fishery assessment.

  • Recently uploaded documents
    Documents Published On Files
    Vessel List 06 Oct 2022 1 files
    Public certification report 11 Jul 2022 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 11 Jul 2022 1 files
    Timeline: Assessment timeline 06 Jul 2022 1 files
    Other document: Inviting stakeholder input to RBF 06 Jul 2022 1 files
  • General Fishery Documents
    Document Title File Type Published On
    Vessel List PDF (191.18 Kb) 06 Apr 2022
    Certificate Holder Forced and Child Labour Policies, Practices and Measures Template PDF (161.18 Kb) 17 Mar 2022
    Vessel List PDF (191.80 Kb) 17 Dec 2021
    Stakeholder Announcement: MSC splitting of assessment per ocean PDF (54.37 Kb) 10 Sep 2021
    Stakeholder Announcement: MEGVAR update PDF (561.25 Kb) 03 Nov 2020
  • Initial assessment (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2391 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine (FAD and FSC) 34 (Atlantic, Eastern Central), 47 (Atlantic, Southeast)
      UoC-2392 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine (FAD and FSC) 31 (Atlantic, Western Central), 34 (Atlantic, Eastern Central), 41 (Atlantic, Southwest), 47 (Atlantic, Southeast)
      UoC-2390 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine (FAD and FSC) 34 (Atlantic, Eastern Central), 47 (Atlantic, Southeast)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 11 Jul 2022 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 11 Jul 2022 1 files

    There was an objection accepted to the final report and determination for this fishery.
    The Independent Adjudicator’s final decision is included in the Public Certification Report.
    Please email standards@msc.org to request the documents related to this objection.

    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (189.76 Kb) 28 Jul 2022

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 01 Nov 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 01 Nov 2021 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 12 Jul 2021 4 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 12 Jul 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Variation Request PDF (237.48 Kb) 09 Mar 2021
    Variation Request PDF (262.29 Kb) 15 Mar 2021
    Variation Response PDF (122.71 Kb) 25 Mar 2021
    Variation Response PDF (122.67 Kb) 08 Apr 2021
    Stakeholder Announcement: MSC stakeholder consultation extension - AGAC AO & EPO PDF (120.78 Kb) 04 Aug 2021

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 17 Feb 2021 1 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Stakeholder Announcement: RBF Input request PDF (1571.47 Kb) 19 May 2021

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 21 Aug 2020 4 files
    Stakeholder input 21 Oct 2020 11 files
    Other Documents File type Published on
    Other document: Inviting stakeholder input to RBF PDF (1776.04 Kb) 12 Oct 2020
    Stakeholder Announcement: Request stakeholder input to RBF PDF (1776.04 Kb) 12 Oct 2020

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 21 Aug 2020 1 files
    Use of the RBF 21 Aug 2020 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 21 Sep 2021 1 files

  • Initial assessment (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2395 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine (FAD and FSC) 51 (Indian Ocean, Western), 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)
      UoC-2394 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine (FAD and FSC) 51 (Indian Ocean, Western), 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 14 Oct 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 14 Oct 2021 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 12 Jul 2021 4 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 12 Jul 2021 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 17 Feb 2021 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 21 Aug 2020 4 files
    Stakeholder input 21 Oct 2020 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 21 Aug 2020 1 files
    Use of the RBF 21 Aug 2020 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 06 Jul 2022 1 files

  • Initial assessment (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2397 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine (FAD and FSC) 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2398 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine (FAD and FSC) 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)
      UoC-2396 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine (FAD and FSC) 77 (Pacific, Eastern Central), 87 (Pacific, Southeast)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report announcement 08 Dec 2021 1 files
    Public certification report 08 Dec 2021 1 files

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 28 Oct 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 28 Oct 2021 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report 12 Jul 2021 4 files
    Public comment draft report announcement 12 Jul 2021 1 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 17 Feb 2021 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 21 Aug 2020 4 files
    Stakeholder input 21 Oct 2020 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 21 Aug 2020 1 files
    Use of the RBF 21 Aug 2020 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 21 Sep 2021 1 files

  • Initial assessment (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2393 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine (FAD and FSC) 51 (Indian Ocean, Western), 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 06 Jul 2022 2 files
    Public certification report announcement 06 Jul 2022 1 files

    There was an objection accepted to the final report and determination for this fishery.
    The Independent Adjudicator’s final decision is included in the Public Certification Report.
    Please email standards@msc.org to request the documents related to this objection.

    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (187.61 Kb) 06 Jul 2022

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 14 Oct 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 14 Oct 2021 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 12 Jul 2021 1 files
    Public comment draft report 12 Jul 2021 4 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 17 Feb 2021 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 21 Aug 2020 4 files
    Stakeholder input 21 Oct 2020 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Use of the RBF 21 Aug 2020 1 files
    Fishery announcement template 21 Aug 2020 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 21 Sep 2021 1 files

  • Initial assessment (started 2020)
    • Units of Certification
      MSC UoC Number Species Gear type Ocean Area
      UoC-2401 Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine (FAD and FSC) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2399 Skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine (FAD and FSC) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)
      UoC-2400 Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) Surrounding Nets - With purse lines (purse seines): Purse seine (FAD and FSC) 71 (Pacific, Western Central)

    Public Certification Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public certification report 16 Mar 2022 1 files
    Public certification report announcement 16 Mar 2022 1 files

    There was an objection accepted to the final report and determination for this fishery.
    The Independent Adjudicator’s final decision is included in the Public Certification Report.
    Please email standards@msc.org to request the documents related to this objection.

    Other Documents File type Published on
    Vessel List PDF (192.92 Kb) 17 Mar 2022

    Final Draft Report and determination

    Documents Published on Files
    Final draft report and determination announcement 13 Oct 2021 1 files
    Final draft report and determination 13 Oct 2021 1 files

    Public Comment Draft Report

    Documents Published on Files
    Public comment draft report announcement 12 Jul 2021 1 files
    Public comment draft report 12 Jul 2021 4 files

    Peer review

    Documents Published on Files
    Proposed peer reviewers 17 Feb 2021 1 files

    Announcement Comment Draft Report and stakeholder input

    Documents Published on Files
    Announcement Comment Draft Report 21 Aug 2020 4 files
    Stakeholder input 21 Oct 2020 1 files

    Fishery announcement

    Documents Published on Files
    Fishery announcement template 21 Aug 2020 1 files
    Use of the RBF 21 Aug 2020 1 files

    Timeline Documents

    Documents Published on Files
    Assessment timeline 21 Sep 2021 1 files